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Diseno y Control de Mezclas de Concreto, CD201 Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures has been the cement and concrete industry's primary reference on concrete technology since the first U.S. edition was published in the early 1920s.

Content of this electronic version includes a Spanish translation of the 14th U.S. edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures (EB001.14), which covers fundamentals and detailed information on freshly mixed and hardened concrete. It discusses materials for concrete, such as portland cements, supplementary cementing materials, aggregates, admixtures and fibers; air entrainment; procedures for mix proportioning, batching, mixing, transporting, handling, placing, consolidating, finishing, and curing concrete; precautions necessary during hot- and cold-weather concreting; causes and methods of controlling volume changes; commonly used control tests for quality concrete; special types of concrete, such as high-performance, lightweight, heavyweight, no-slump, roller-compacted, shotcrete, mass concrete and many more. In addition, extensive information on construction practices and standards used in Central and Latin America are included.

While the book focuses on construction terminology used in Mexico, synonyms have been added in parenthesis throughout the book to accommodate readers throughout Latin America. The appendix contains a concise list of synonyms used in this edition.

Includes a comprehensive glossary, links to cement and concrete resources on the web and metric conversions. Entire book is indexed and can be searched using keywords or phrases.

PowerPoint slides are available for each of the book's 18 chapters.

Diseno y Control de Mezclas de Concreto Spanish edition of PCA's premier publication includes translation of the popular 14th U.S. edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures (EB001.14) plus information on construction practices and standards used in Latin America. From the basics to specifics of materials, mixing, placing, testing, and new developments, this manual on concrete technology covers about every aspect of the most widely used construction material in the world. All units in Metric and Inch-Pound.

Edición en español de la principal publicación de la PCA incluye la traducción de la decimocuarta edición americana de Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures (EB001.14) además de informaciones sobre prácticas de construcción y normas usadas en Latino América.

Este manual sobre la tecnología del concreto cubre cada aspecto del material de construcción más usado en el mundo, desde sus fundamentos hasta los detalles de sus materiales constituyentes, su mezclado, ensayos y nuevos desarrollos.